Huffington argues that the problem with the Republican Party is not that it is at odds with the views of progressives, but that its lunatic fringe has taken over the party and is at odds with the views of the American people. Huffington is the cofounder and editor of the online magazine The Huffington Post- Book Passage
Arianna Huffington is a nationally syndicated columnist, author of eleven books and co-founder and editor of the HuffingtonPost.com. She is also co-host of "Left, Right & Center," public radio's popular political roundtable program.
Her weekly commentary is syndicated in newspapers across the country by Tribune Media Services. Huffington's many books include On Becoming Fearless...in Love, Work, and Life, Maria Callas: The Woman Behind the Legend, Picasso: Creator and Destroyer, Pigs at the Trough: How Corporate Greed and Political Corruption are Undermining America, and Fanatics and Fools: The Game Plan for Winning Back America.
Arianna Huffington argues that journalists have lost track of their pursuit of the truth because of unnecessary pressure to give equal coverage to all perspectives. Huffington worries that journalists are concerning themselves less with discovering the truth and more with presenting balanced interpretations of it.
Arianns Huffington reads an excerpt from her book which bashes the media's obsession with giving both sides of a story equal time when only one side holds the truth. Huffington insists on the importance of speaking the truth to counteract the right's confusion tactics.